Monday, 18 February 2008

Rural-urban migration in LEDCs

1. You can find an overview of urbanisation here and information about urban growth in LEDCs here.

2. This short movie shows you about the push and pull factors that result in the migration to the cities in Brazil and shows you some of the conditions in the favelas (shanty towns).

Follow this with urban problems in Sao Paulo (Brazil) and actions taken to improve the living conditions in Rio.

3. We also looked at Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya in class. Click here and scroll down to find the Nairobi BBC Bitesize clip then look here for the problems assoiated with living in a shanty town like Kibera.

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